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PLA partners with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for free webinar on financial literacy and outcomes

CHICAGO – Money Smart week (April 22-29) is quickly approaching! Join the Public Library Association (PLA) to prepare for the financial literacy programs and events at your library! PLA is partnering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) for a special webinar presentation, Money Smart, Measure Smarter: Boost Your Financial Literacy Programs & Measure Their Impact, to be held on March 16 at 1:00 p.m. Central.

New eCourse/eBook Bundle: Dynamic One-Shot Library Instruction

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Dynamic One-Shot Library Instruction. Heidi Buchanan & Beth McDonough will serve as the instructors for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on May 1, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24
Certificate of Completion available upon request
 

Meaningful library instruction in 50 minutes? No problem.

New Advanced eCourse: Project Management Fundamentals for Librarians

CHICAGO — ALA Editions, in collaboration with the San José State University School of Information (SJSU iSchool), announces the new advanced eCourse Project Management Fundamentals for Librarians. This advanced eCourse will begin Monday, April 17, 2017 and run for 12 weeks.

New eCourse: Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification. Robert Bothmann will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 24, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning Outcomes

New Workshop: Dealing with Challenging Patrons

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Dealing with Challenging Patrons with Dr. Steve Albrecht. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific.

Dealing with Challenging Patrons Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific

New Workshop: Building Effective Relationships with Schools

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Building Effective Relationships with Schools with Jessica Anne Bratt. This workshop will consist of two 90-minute sessions and take place on:

New eCourse: Adult Programming - Planning for Success

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Adult Programming: Planning for Success. Amy Alessio will serve as the instructor for a 3-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 17, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 18 
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

By the end of this eCourse, you will have:

LLAMA Webinar will explore how to sustain change after the excitement wears off

CHICAGO — Change management is more than just a buzzword in libraries these days. For many library leaders it has become a way of life requiring not only the ability to create change, but the ability to sustain a culture of innovation and change long-term. 

Webinar: Libraries in the Jim Crow South and a Conversation with One of the Tougaloo Nine

In celebration of Black History Month, the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) and the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) are excited to present a unique webinar: “Libraries in the Jim Crow South and a Conversation with One of the Tougaloo Nine,” on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. Central.

New eCourse: Introduction to Critical Information Literacy: Promoting Social Justice through Librarianship

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Introduction to Critical Information Literacy: Promoting Social Justice through Librarianship. Dawn Stahura will serve as the instructor for a 5-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 10, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 30
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will be able to

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